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Jan 20, 2013 2:00am EST
is the surest route to common good. as for our common defense, we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals. our founding fathers faced with perils we can scarcely imagine, drafted a charter to assure the rule of law and the rights of man, a charter expanded by the blood of generations. those ideals still light the world, and we will not give them up for the expedience's sake. and so to all other peoples and governments who are watching today, from the grandest countries to the smallest village where my father was born, and know that america is a friend of each nation and every man, woman, and child who seeks a future of peace and dignity, that we are ready to lead once more. [cheers and applause] we call that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. they understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as he pleased. instead they knew that our power grows through its root in use, our security emanates from the justness of our cause the f
Jan 19, 2013 7:00pm EST
opposed to one that is gone. you also get two samples, so the defense can test it, and it is better evidence with respect to whether it's susceptible to challenge. you also might have someone who consents to a breath test, but because, as you pointed out, they're so drunk they can't give a good sample, like they say they'll provide a sample, but they really just can't. and then there's another case that is not the fact here, but something we would want the court to be careful about, which is driving under the influence of drugs. those do not show up on a breath test, but the police officers might have very good reason to believe that the person is under the influence, such that they might take a breath test and get a zero reading, but still want to take a warrantless blood test. so all the court needs to do to resolve this case is say where this person refused a breathalyzer -actually, the exact same facts of schmerber -- it was -it was reasonable for the police to say, we know this evidence is going away, we know it's going to be lost, maybe we can get a warrant quickly, maybe we c
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